Parks & Recreation
View your recreation guide now! Register for Spring/Summer classes and programs online or in person and by phone at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center, 206.275.7609. Tip: When you are viewing the online digital guide you can click on the course code number to take you directly to www.myparksandrecreation.com to register. Click Here for instructions on how to register for a class from the digital guide.
Spring/Summer Camp Registration
View the Summer Camp Brochure now!
For the seventh consecutive year in a row the national nonprofit KaBOOM! recognized Mercer Island as a 2014 "Playful City USA." KaBOOM!, an organization dedicated to promoting healthy activity for children, selected Mercer Island as one of 212 cities across the country as a Playful City USA community for its continuing dedication to play.
"KaBOOM! Playful City USA" program highlighted the award-winning Adventure Playground, where kids create forts, swings, bridges, tree houses and more with staff supervisors facilitating the building. During each Friday of the summer, a Fun Mobile arrives at a different City park providing arts, crafts, music, entertainment, lawn games and a 'slip and slide.'
"The Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department takes pride in providing the highest quality facilities and services in partnership with the community to enhance livability on Mercer Island."
Comprehensive and diverse services include recreation, athletic, social, art, special event, park and facility operations/maintenance, open space acquisition, urban forestry management and other services.
Services are provided to preschool age children, youth, teen, adult, family and senior populations through partnerships with community agencies, businesses and institutions.
With over 35 parks and open space areas boasting over 400 acres and trails in excess of 50 miles, the Department maintains
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Forest Stewardship Event
Saturday, May 30, 2015Mercer island Parks & Recreation Forest Stewardship Opportunities.
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National Trails Day & Letterboxing
Saturday, June 06, 2015National Trails Day & Letterboxing
Celebrate the trails of Pioneer Park while hunting for hints and clues! Pick up a clue book, make a stamp and start hunting! Pioneer Park has 6.6 miles of trails for hiking, running and walking. Come outside and play! Meet us in the NW quadrant along 68t... Read more...
All Island Track Meet Finals
Friday, June 12, 2015Itís the 45th Annual All-Island Track Meet for 4th and 5th grade boys and girls who attend Lakeridge, Island Park, St. Monicaís or West Mercer Elementary Schools. Participants will be assigned to their events through a qualifier held during their PE classes. Contact your PE teacher for more info.
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